Small Hotels of Palm Springs .com
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A Diverse Collection of Palm Springs BEST Independently Owned & Operated
Smaller Boutique Resorts and Hotels and Intimate Little Inns

We make finding that Perfect Little Hideaway a Virtual Snap!

Because Palm Springs smaller boutique resorts and hotels and intimate little inns are typically
hidden away within the city's many distinctive historic neighborhoods, most visitors are not aware
that so many of these great little gems even exist. All "SHoPS" partner properties are small intimate enclaves,
each offering their own unique distinctive architecture, setting, style and ambiance
and typically have fewer than fifty guestrooms, suites and/or villas each!
They're run by friendly knowledgeable owners & managers,
and attract their own uniquely distinctive clienteles.

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The Andalusian Court
Another Place, Another Time
Andalusian Court has old world charm in a private, quaint, boutique setting. We invite you to come and experience and relax in the comfort of this historic Spanish Revival Inn. You will feel as if you have stepped back in time while strolling through the beauty of our Spanish Courtyard and Villas. We will provide you with our exceptional guest service, while allowing you the privacy that makes our property unique.   7 guestrooms   $$ - $$$ 888-947-6667
Arenas Gardens Hotel
Screen Legend Gloria Swanson's Secret Hideaway
One of the oldest and most charming small hotels in Palm Springs, located at 529 West Arenas Road in the Tennis Club Neighborhood, just a short walk to most shops and restaurants. Last year's serious renovation of this historic property brings new life to the quaint one bedroom bungalows with private dining areas and full kitchens. Situated among old growth citrus, palms, lush gardens, romantic waterfalls and fountains. The newly remodeled swimming pool is surrounded by mature trees and flower gardens with stunning views of the San Jacinto Mountains. More like little apartments, each of the five bungalows are beautifully appointed with vintage and antique furnishings.   5 guestrooms   $$ 760-325-4150
Twin Palms Resort
The Mid-Century Glory Days of Sinatra & Crosby are Yours!
An authentic architectural gem from the 1950's, Twin Palms Resort offers its guests a charming casually stylish all suite property located in the heart of wind-free SOUTH Palm Springs nestled comfortably under the majestic San Jacinto Mountains. Twin Palms Resort offers 14 well appointed, value priced, fully furnished & equipped condo suites with full kitchens, Free Cable and WiFi - and provides the perfect setting to unwind, relax and bask in the warm desert sunshine. You'll feel a world away, but you'll be close to everything Palm Springs has to offer; just steps from East Palm Canyon Drive, just minutes from the Indian Canyons, Downtown, the Tramway, dozens of golf courses, PS Airport (PSP) - and Joshua Tree Nat'l Monument is less than an hour away. Large Heated Pool & Jacuzzi!   14 guestrooms   $ - $$ 760-327-2525
Movie Colony Hotel
architectural gem
The luxurious movie colony hotel has earned rave reviews from guests for its cool vibe and effortless chic decor. All rooms have king pillow-top mattresses, 400 thread count duvet covers, travertine honor bars, plantation shutters and a mix of custom designed and vintage furniture. Most of the rooms have spacious private terraces and patios. The pool and Jacuzzi area offer lots of sunshine and stunning views of Mount San Jacinto. A complimentary sumptuous continental breakfast is available each morning and in the evening, guests enjoy a complimentary wine and sake martini hour at our courtyard bar and fire pit. Albert Frey, credited as the forefather of desert modernism, designed this hotel in 1935. After extensive recent renovations, the hotel received two national architectural awards for design excellence.   16 guestrooms   $$$ - $$$$ 888-953-5700
Alcazar Palm Springs
Rest, Play, Eat and... Repeat!
Alcazar Palm Springs opened in 2011 and is located in the heart of Downtown Palm Springs uptown design district! This 34-room boutique hotel is warm, modern and sleek, featuring imported Italian Linens, flat screen TV’s, fireplaces, poolside patios and Mountain View’s. Current hotel amenities include Daily fresh pastries from Cheeky’s, Intelligentsia coffee, Townie Bikes, Business center and wireless internet throughout. Alcazar Palm Springs boasts two exquisite and highly acclaimed restaurants, outdoor cocktail lounge and entertainment all on one property.   34 guestrooms   $$$ 760-318-9850
The Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn
Exquisite Exclusive Luxury in the Heart of Palm Springs
The Willows is a beautifully restored 1924 Mediterranean-style Villa nestled into base of the San Jacinto Mountains just steps away from a vibrant Palm Canyon Drive. The Willows remains Palm Springs' only Four Diamond accommodations and exquisitely recaptures the elegant ambiance of the town's 1930s heyday when visitors like Clark Gable, Carole Lombard, Albert Einstein, Marion Davies, and other luminaries were frequent visitors. Eight elegant rooms feature antique furniture, fine linens, luxurious private baths, hand made tiles, stone fireplaces, hardwood floors, private garden patios and mountain and garden vistas. Included daily is a gourmet three course breakfast served in the frescoed ceiling dining room which overlooks the waterfall and a late afternoon wine & hors d'ouvres served in the stunning great room. The Willows, open to guests only, offers the ultimate in privacy and romance. Adjacent to The Willows is the spectacular O'Donnell House, which is available for special events and meetings.   8 guestrooms   $$$$ - $$$$$ 800-966-9597
Coyote Inn
The Coyote Inn is an exclusive Spanish mission style resort, fully walled and gated, offering the utmost in privacy. Our seven newly designed and completely renovated poolside suites offer every amenity for an unforgettable and one-of-a-kind adventure. Each suite comes equipped with full kitchens and dishwashers, raised bedside fireplaces, hardback mini-libraries and the patented Stellar-Vision system for sleeping under the stars. Each morning wake up to a spectacular mountain view from our luxurious 88 degree pool and tropical courtyard. You'll delight to the hauntingly fragrant blooms, playful hummingbirds, and the soothing sweet coos of the morning doves.   7 guestrooms   $$ - $$$$ 888-334-0633
Del Marcos Hotel
1947 Desert Oasis
Designed in 1947 by the famed desert architect William F. Cody, the Del Marcos Hotel is ideally located in the legendary Palm Springs historic hotel and shopping district and only 1 block from downtown Palm Springs. The backdrop of this classic 16 room hotel is the stunning San Jacinto Mountains. Enjoy the scenic bike and hiking trails or simply relax around the hotel's serene pool. The hotel offers guest rooms with private patios or balconies and deluxe suites with kitchens. We also offer free wireless Internet access.   16 guestrooms   $$$ 800-676-1214
A long way from Tangier, nestled in the heart of the Southern California desert, at the base of the San Jaciento mountains lies and unmistakably Mediterranean experience, Korakia Pensione. A Moroccan inspired retreat which consist of two historically renowned villas, the Moroccan and Mediteranean. With an abundance of architectural elements as well as the whisper of the Mediterranean. Korakia has been internationally recognized by the Times of London as one of the top small hotels in the world.   29 guestrooms   $$$ - $$$$ 760-864-6411
Skylark Hotel
Be Yourself & Lounge in the Palm Springs Sun...
Skylark is a gay owned and operated boutique hotel that's inclusive and welcomes all members of the LGBTQ family and their allies. Originally constructed in 1955, the Skylark has been meticulously restored to nuance the style and character of the desert's mid-century modern era. Each guestroom is furnished with mahogany & walnut mid-century Danish reproductions, Sealy Pillow-Top Mattresses, 500 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, LED flat screen televisions and high speed internet to make your stay stylish and comfortable. Skylark is also the perfect setting for small groups!   29 guestrooms   $$ - $$$ 800-793-0063
Old Ranch Inn
An Historic Palm Springs Retreat
Pamper yourself in the historic Palm Springs Tennis Club neighborhood's newest boutique Inn! Located in the heart of Palm Springs, Old Ranch Inn is steps away from the Downtown Village restaurants, shopping, casino, museums and Mt. San Jacinto's hiking trails. Recharge behind the secluded and walled courtyard or in your very private poolside suite. Each of eight suites feature luxurious appointments, wireless internet and private patios. Be our guest and surrender to the spirit of the mountains, canyons and serenity of the desert. Suites offer wet bar/kitchenettes, patios with spectacular mountian views, and modern comfortable baths complement each suite. Relax with a CD, or a book or a DVD from our library, meet new friends around our aqua pool, or just let your thoughts carry you away as you take in the amazing mountain vistas. The Old Ranch Inn offers Palm Springs's legendary charm, hospitality and tranquility at its' best!   8 guestrooms   $$ - $$$$ 877-565-3726
Casa Cody Inn
A romantic, historic hideaway nestled against the spectacular San Jacinto mountains in the heart of Palm Springs Village. Adobe hacienda architecture. Decor inspired by Santa Fe and other desert cultures. Twenty-three ground level units - many with private patios and fireplaces. Kitchens, cable television and private phones; two pools and a secluded, tree-shaded whirlpool spa. Newly restored 1910 two bedroom villa - where Charlie Chaplin played!   29 guestrooms   $$ - $$$$ 760-320-9346
Las Fuentes Inn and Gardens
A Very Private & Secluded Desert Retreat!
Nestled against the mountains in a quiet residential area named Araby in South Palm Springs, the Las Fuentes Inn and Gardens offers a single very private bright 800 square foot queen-bedded suite ideal for an adult couple. It includes a fireplace, sitting area, Direct-TV, reading/video library, private bath with Jacuzzi tub, Japanese furo spa / steam shower, and private patio with mountain views. A peaceful garden features desert botanicals, four fountains, a 60-foot saltwater lap pool and spectacular night lighting. Guests choose from a full three-course breakfast served either in-suite, poolside on the grand patio or in the house dining room.   1 guestrooms   $$ - $$$ 760-989-4097
Los Arboles Hotel
Discover Your Dreams with Us
The brand new Mexican-inspired Los Arboles Hotel, located in the heart of Palm Springs at 784 North Indian Canyon Drive (entrance on East Via Altamira) with twenty-one stunning guestrooms and suites, dramatic mountain views, clear blue pools, sunny decks and private event spaces for up to 100 guests. Plus, Los Arboles Hotel's on-site restaurant El Mirasol Cocina Mexicana, a desert favorite for 26 years, can cater your special events, weddings, corporate retreats or any reason to gather and celebrate!   21 guestrooms   $$ - $$$ 760-459-3605
Desert Hills
...a Palm Springs Classic
The Desert Hills Resort Hotel, snuggled up against the rugged San Jacinto Mountains is one of Palm Springs oldest luxury boutique hotels. Built in 1956, Desert Hills is situated in the tranquil, Tennis Club district, a few blocks from the fashionable shops, restaurants, nightclubs, and galleries in the heart of Old Palm Springs. The hotel retains the aura of years past with rooms and suites reminiscent of the original 1950's and 60's mid-century modern design. The property's 14 studios and one- and two-bedroom suites open to individual patios overlooking a lush, flower-filled courtyard and inviting pool and spa. Guests enjoy outdoor barbecues, a hot Jacuzzi and complementary bicycles.   14 guestrooms   $$ - $$$ 760-325-2777
The Chase Hotel
The Chase Hotel was built in the late '40s and to this day, its classic midcentury modern design creates the perfect atmosphere for a casual and leisurely desert retreat. Our spacious rooms with kitchenettes are set in a lush garden setting with great mountain views. The Chase feels delightfully secluded, yet is in the heart of the downtown village only one short block from famed Palm Canyon Drive where you will find Palm Springs' best shops, restaurants, theaters and nightlife. Enjoy our generous continental breakfast in the morning and fresh chocolate chip cookies in the evening.   26 guestrooms   $$ - $$$ 877-532-4273
Villa Royale Inn
Rediscover Romance
Recently named one of the "West's Best Small Inns" by Sunset Magazine, the Villa Royale Inn is an historic Palm Springs resort hotel featuring unique guestrooms, an award-winning Europa Restaurant, two heated pools, and exquisitely landscaped grounds. Framed with panoramic mountain views, the Villa Royale Inn's intimate three acres are reminiscent of an ancient Tuscan estate and offer Mediterranean-style seclusion just minutes from the Palm Springs action. The Villa Royale Inn features 30 unique guestrooms and suites nestled around tranquil courtyards filled with lush landscaping, gentle fountains, two heated pools and a luxuriating jacuzzi. Whether it's a romantic getaway, a needed rest, a corporate retreat or a family celebration, you will always remember your stay at the Villa Royale Inn.   30 guestrooms   $$ - $$$$$ 800-245-2314
La Maison Palm Springs Hotel
Southern France in the Heart of Palm Springs
Imagine you are in the south of France and treat yourself to a stay at the La Maison Hotel, Palm Springs' Mediterranean style boutique hotel. Wake up to our continental breakfast of lavender scones, croissants and espresso. Enjoy our imported luxury linen and king or queen feather beds with down duvets; it's the perfect setting for that romantic getaway weekend or an extended stay to relax and rejuvenate. All guest rooms at La Maison overlook the pool and lush gardens and feature flat screen TVs and Wi-Fi. You will also appreciate the privacy of walled and gated grounds while you lounge by the large 40' heated swimming pool or soak in the hot Jacuzzi. Join us poolside for our complimentary wine and beer. Feel free to grill those steaks on our outdoor gas BBQ or go exploring on one of our cruiser bicycles. Ideally located in the wind-free area of Palm Springs near downtown's fine dining, casinos and all desert recreational activities, La Maison offers you the charm of southern France in the heart of Palm Springs.   13 guestrooms   $$ - $$$ 855-699-1600
A Place In The Sun Garden Hotel
Feel like a pampered movie star from years past
Built in 1951 as a retreat for the production crew of the film classic "A Place in the Sun" (Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Cliff, Shelley Winters), this historic, mid-century desert oasis captures the essence of old Palm Springs like no other. Sixteen recently renovated single story bungalows, all with kitchens/kitchenettes & private walled patios. Enjoy lush fragrant gardens, or the private garden & grassy area of your own walled patio. Relax & Rejuvenate in our heated saltwater pool and soothingly hot jacuzzi. Or play on our professional, artificial turf putting green. Incredible mountain views and great south end location. A Place In The Sun is just a few minutes walk or drive from all the diverse shopping, dining & entertainment options found in the nearby downtown Village of Palm Springs. Pet friendly too!   16 guestrooms   $$ - $$$ 800-779-2254
Hotel California Palm Springs
Newly Renovated with Old California Spanish Charm
Located on East Palm Canyon in wind-free south Palm Springs, just bocks from convenient shopping and all the bustling dining and entertainment options available downtown that are so popular with locals and visitors alike. A quiet quaint hotel that features 12 comfortable guest rooms and suites, and a full Casita, a heated swimming pool, a whirlpool hot spa, mountain views, fountains and lush tropical courtyards and in-room massage services on request. Perfect for romantic getaways, small intimate gatherings and/or as a jumping off point for all manner of recreational activities; hiking, golf, tennis and more. Newly renovated and under new management from our sister property just a block away.. the #1 TripAdvisor rated Desert Riviera Hotel   17 guestrooms   $$ - $$$ 800-642-7079
Orbit In Hotel
your palm springs mid-century modern experience
A highly acclaimed little hotel nestled between the mountains and Palm Canyon Drive. The hotel offers a mid-century modern realm designed to transport even the most frazzled urban-whelmed refugee to that state of lounged -out poolside bliss. With a cool friendly staff & amazingly diverse clientele, guests enjoy spectacular views while vintage tunes drift through the air, riding cruiser bikes, soaking in a saltwater pool and steamy whirlpool spa and surrendering to extraordinary In-Orbit Day Spa services. Start the day with bagels & French press coffee & wind down while sipping "Orbitinis" around the Boomerang Bar at cocktail hour. Go wireless with high-speed internet access if you must! All this at an incredible in-town "walk/bike-to-absolutely everything" location. Check-in at.... 562 W. Arenas Rd Palm Springs, Ca. 92262   18 guestrooms   $$$ - $$$$ 877-99-ORBIT

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